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Trump prompts protests with promise of new Mexican tariffs

Trump Prompts Protests with Promise of New Mexican Tariffs

Trump said the percentage will gradually increase — up to 25% — “until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied.”
hefty donation to Trump’s inaugural comes under scrutiny

A Hefty Donation to Trump’s Inaugural Comes Under Scrutiny

Real estate mogul Franklin Haney contributed $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee.
New Trump Immigration Plan: What's In It?

Trump Unveiled Immigration Plan to Reform Residency Laws

The plan focuses on beefing up border security and rethinking the nation’s green card system.
Help Wanted: Overseers for Social Security and Medicare

Treasury Denies Democrats’ Request for Trump Tax Returns

Mnuchin said that the panel’s request “lacks a legitimate legislative purpose."
Barr Gets First Word Before America Sees Mueller Report

Redacted Mueller Report Out; Trump’s AG Gets First Word

Another declaration of “no collusion” by President Donald Trump’s attorney general.
Trump Vetoes Measure to End US Involvement in Yemen War

Trump Vetoes Measure to End US Involvement in Yemen War

The veto is the second in Trump’s presidency and Congress lacks the votes to override it.
Pivoting on Pledges, Trump Explores Art of the Climb-down

Pivoting on Pledges, Trump Explores Art of the Climb-down

President Donald Trump has been exploring the art of the climb-down.
Pastry Chef Suing President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club

Chinese Woman Carrying Malware Allegedly Got into Mar-a-Lago

The woman lied to Secret Service agents and briefly gained admission to the club over the weekend.
Trump’s Battle with ‘Obamacare’ Moves to the Courts

Trump’s Battle with ‘Obamacare’ Moves to the Courts

Two federal judges in Washington, D.C., this past week blocked parts of Trump’s health care agenda
Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic

Judge Restores Obama-era Drilling Ban in Arctic

U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason in a decision late Friday threw out Trump’s executive order.
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Public Opinion Mixed on Special Counsel Mueller’s Report

Americans are reacting to the first glimpse of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Mueller Finds No Trump Collusion, Leaves Obstruction Open

Mueller Finds No Trump Collusion, Leaves Obstruction Open

Mueller found no evidence President Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia.
Trump Issued First Veto after Rebuke of Border Order

Trump Issued First Veto after Rebuke of Border Order

Trump rejected an effort by Congress to block the emergency declaration.
Highlights of President Donald Trump's 2020 Federal Budget

Highlights of President Donald Trump’s 2020 Federal Budget

Here's a look at the highlights from the White House budget proposal.
Trump Donor Claimed She Could Offer Access to President

Trump Donor Claimed She Could Offer Access to President

It remains unclear how much Li Yang charged for the services and whether she was ever hired to provide them.
House Panel Opens Sweeping Probe of Trump, his Associates

House Panel Opens Sweeping Probe of Trump, his Associates

House Judiciary Committee Chairman is beginning the probe into possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power.
How Trump’s North Korea Summit Faltered

The Lunch that Never Was: Trump’s North Korea Summit Faltered

The summit that had started amicably enough had collapsed, a dramatic reversal of friendly greetings.
Cohen Cast Trump as Racist and Con Man before Congress

‘Racist,’ ‘Con Man’: Cohen Assailed Trump before Congress

Cohen cast Trump as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations.
Trump Sees ‘New Day’ for Latin America at Miami Rally

Trump to Venezuela: “We Seek a Peaceful Transition of Power”

Trump sought to rally support among the largest Venezuelan community in the U.S. for opposition leader Juan Guaido.
Trump declares national emergency to get $8 billion for wall

Trump Declares National Emergency to Get $8 Billion for Wall

President Trump is relying on a broad interpretation of his powers that is certain to trigger stiff legal challenges.
In Texas, Trump Backs Wall while O’Rourke Rallies Opponents

In Texas, Trump Backs Wall while O’Rourke Rallies Opponents

The first dueling rallies of the 2020 campaign season, Trump vs Beto O’Rourke.
In SOTU Address, Trump Calls for End of Resistance Politicsvideo

In SOTU Address, Trump Calls for End of Resistance Politics

Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Trump called on Washington to cast aside “revenge, resistance and retribution.”
Trump, Congress agree to end longest government shutdown

Trump, Congress Agrees to End Longest Government Shutdown

Standing alone in the Rose Garden, Trump said he would sign legislation funding shuttered agencies.
Trump Directed the Pentagon to Indefinitely Ban Transgender Recruits

Supreme Court Lets Military Implement Transgender Ban

The Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service.
Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, vets

Fact Check: Trump on the Wall, Drugs, Russia, Vets

It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in Trump’s Washington.
Trump Offers Temporary ‘Dreamers’ Deal for Border Wallvideo

Trump Offers Temporary ‘Dreamers’ Deal for Border Wall

While Trump cast the move as a “common-sense compromise,” Democrats were quick to dismiss it.
Thousands More Children May Have Been Separated

Thousands More Children May Have Been Separated

It’s unclear just how many family separations occurred at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump Grounds Pelosi After she Imperils his State of the Union Address

Trump Grounds Pelosi After she Imperils his State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump denied Speaker Pelosi a plane to visit troops abroad.
Trump Denies ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

Trump Denies ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

President Donald Trump on Monday denied he ever worked for Russia against U.S. interests.
Trump Pleads on TV for Wall Money; Dems Say he Stokes ‘Fear’

Trump Pleads on TV for Wall Money; Dems Say he Stokes ‘Fear’

President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber televised address.
Government Shutdown won’t Delay Tax Refunds

Administration: Government Shutdown won’t Delay Tax Refunds

Taxpayers who are owed refunds will be paid on time, despite the government shutdown.
Trump Has Walls on his Mind as he Fights for Border Money

Trump Has Walls on his Mind as he Fights for Border Money

Everywhere President Donald Trump looks, he sees his long-promised border wall.
Trump Finally Visits Troops in Harm’s Way

Trump Finally Hews to Ritual of Meeting Troops in Harm’s way

President Donald Trump slipped into Iraq at Wednesday night to greet U.S. service members.
Mattis Out as of Jan. 1; Deputy to be Acting Chief

Mattis Out as of Jan. 1; Deputy to be Acting Chief

Trump is Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ resignation.
Partial Federal Shutdown after Lawmakers Fail to Reach Dealvideo

Partial Federal Shutdown after Lawmakers Fail to Reach Deal

A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump’s demands for $5 billion to start erecting his...
Trump's Steel Slat Barrier with Spikes on the Top

Trump’s Solution: “Steel Slat Barrier” with Spikes on the Top

A "Steel Slat Barrier” with spikes on the top was Trump's idea to accept instead of his wall and Twitterzens responded.
Mattis Resigning as Pentagon Chief after Clashes with Trump

Mattis Resigning as Pentagon Chief after Clashes with Trump

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis abruptly is resigning after disagreements with President Trump over America’s role in the world.
Trump Pulling All US Troops from Syria, Declaring IS Defeat

Trump Pulling All US Troops from Syria, Declaring IS Defeat

President Donald Trump is pulling all 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria and announced in Twitter.
Migrant Kids Held in Mass Shelters, Including in Florida

Migrant Kids Held in Mass Shelters, Including in Florida

As the year draws to a close, some 5,400 detained migrant children in the U.S. care are sleeping in detention centers and residential facilities with more than 1,000 other children.
Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Criminal Justice Overhaulvideo

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Criminal Justice Overhaul

Senate passage of the bill by a vote of 87-12 culminates years of negotiations. #FirstStepAct changes sentencing guidelines and expands early-release programs.
Trump Foundation Reaches Deal to Dissolve Amid Lawsuit

Trump Foundation Reaches Deal to Dissolve Amid Lawsuit

The agreement resolved one part of the legal drama surrounding President Donald Trump.
Interior Secretary Zinke Resigning, Cites ‘Vicious’ Attacks

Interior Secretary Zinke Resigning, Cites ‘Vicious’ Attacks

Zinke is facing federal investigations into his travel and potential conflicts of interest.
Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Gets 3 Years in Prison

Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Gets 3 Years in Prison

Cohen is the first member of Trump’s circle during two years of investigations to go into open court.
Trump Bickers with Dem Leaders, Threatens Gov’t Shutdownvideo

Trump Bickers with Dem Leaders, Threatens Gov’t Shutdown

Trump’s comments came as he opened a contentious meeting with Democratic leaders.
Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly to Leave at Year’s End

Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly to Leave at Year’s End

Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, is Trump’s top choice to replace Kelly.
Prosecutors Detail Key Pieces in Russia Probe

Top Takeaways: Prosecutors Detail Key Pieces in Russia Probe

Prosecutors for the first time connected President Donald Trump to a crime.
Analysis: On this Trump trip, low drama, signs of acceptance

Analysis: On this Trump Trip, Low Drama, Signs of Acceptance

For the often-undisciplined leader, the whirlwind trip was an unusual moment of Zen.
US, China Reach 90-day Ceasefire on Tariffs in Trade Dispute

US, China Reach 90-day Ceasefire on Tariffs in Trade Dispute

Trump agreed to hold off on plans to raise tariffs Jan. 1 on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
Tariff Tensions Shadow US, Canada, Mexico Trade Pact Signing

Tariff Tensions Shadow US, Canada, Mexico Trade Pact Signing

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is meant to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
Global Trade is at Stake as Trump and Xi Come Face to Face

Global Trade is at Stake as Trump and Xi Come Face to Face

A high-stakes face-off. A ticking clock. A cagey adversary. Is Trump made for a moment like this?
President Donald Trump congratulated himself for falling oil prices

‘Thank you President T’: Trump Tweets as Holiday Break Ends

President Donald Trump congratulated himself for falling oil prices.
Trump Consoles Californians Suffering from Twin Tragedies

Trump Consoles Californians Suffering from Twin Tragedies

President Trump has acknowledged Californians are suffering from twin tragedies.
Trump Backs 1st Major Rewrite of Sentencing Laws in Decades

Trump Backs 1st Major Rewrite of Sentencing Laws in Decades

It will be the first major rewrite of the nation’s criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation.
In Paris, Trump the ‘Nationalist’ Stood Apart from Others

In Paris, Trump the ‘Nationalist’ Stood Apart from Others

For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone.
Acosta Video Distributed by White House was Doctoredvideo

Expert: Acosta Video Distributed by White House was Doctored

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted the video and has no audio.
Indictments? Final report? White House Braces for Mueller

Indictments? Final report? White House Braces for Mueller

Trump abruptly altered the chain of command above Mueller on Wednesday.
Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

The Latest: Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

AG Jeff Sessions has resigned as the country’s chief law enforcement officer at President Donald Trump’s request.
Democrats Take House Control, GOP Retains Senate

Trump’s Energy, Excesses Drove GOP’s Erratic Campaign

For Republicans, the sense the sky was falling formed since early this year.
Trump is the Fault Line of Widening Divide

Trump is the Fault Line of Widening Divide

Race, class and geography separate the parties as much as ideology, with the president as the dividing line.
Trump far off track on birthright citizenship

Trump Far off Track on Birthright Citizenship

President Trump has astonished legal scholars with his claim he can end birthright citizenship.
Trump Pays Tribute at Synagogue Where 11 Were Fatally Shot

The Trumps Pay Tribute at Synagogue Where 11 Were Fatally Shot

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid homage to each of the 11 people slain in Pittsburgh.
Trump Targets Citizenship, Stokes Pre-election Migrant Fearsvideo

Trump Targets Citizenship, Stokes Pre-election Migrant Fears

His final-week focus in the midterm fight is concentrated on border fears.
Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact

Trump Says US Will Pull out of Intermediate Range Nuke Pact

Trump said he will exit a landmark arms control agreement signed with the former Soviet Union.
Trump Concedes Khashoggi Likely Dead, Threatens Consequences

Trump Concedes Khashoggi Likely Dead, Threatens Consequences

Trump threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him.
President Trump vs Climate Change in CBS’ “60 Minutes” Interview

President Trump vs Climate Change in CBS’ “60 Minutes” Interview

Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax.
Trump on Rally Blitz as he Tries to Stave off Dem Gains

Trump on Rally Blitz as he Tries to Stave off Dem Gains

The rallies — more than two dozen so far to boost GOP candidates — never fail to delight Trump’s supporters.
Trump Campaigns in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Pounds Florida

Trump Campaigns in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Pounds Florida

Hurricane Michael pounded Florida on Wednesday, President Donald Trump took shelter at a campaign event in Pennsylvania.
Trump Fudges History on Black Vote, Drug Cost

Trump Fudges History on Black Vote, Drug Cost

Trump is misrepresenting the history of African-American voting and exaggerating his influence.
Trump Seeks to Curtail Green Cards for Immigrants on Public Aid

Trump Administration Seeks to Curtail Green Cards for Immigrants on Public Aid

Trump seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants on public aid if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.
Trump Upends GOP Strategy on Assault Claim

Analysis: Trump Upends GOP Strategy on Assault Claim

President Donald Trump went there. In a single tweet, Trump appears to have upended that strategy.
Manafort Plea Deal Raises Key Question

Manafort Plea Deal Raises Key Question: What Does he Know?

When Trump associates folded one by one under the pressure, Paul Manafort never did, until now.
Trump’s Blustery Myths on Hurricanes, Income

Fact Check: Trump’s Blustery Myths on Hurricanes, Income

In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality.
Trump Urges Justice Department to Unmask ‘Resistance’ Writer

Trump Urges Justice Department to Unmask ‘Resistance’ Writer

President Donald Trump urges Justice Department to unmask ‘resistance’ writer, author of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece.
Trump Officials Cry ‘Not Me!’ As He Fumes Over NYT Column

Trump Officials Cry ‘Not Me!’ As He Fumes Over NYT Column

One after another, President Donald Trump’s top lieutenants stepped forward Thursday to declare, “Not me.”
Why Justice is More Important than the Rule of Law

Papadopoulos: Trump ‘Nodded’ at Suggestion of Putin Meeting

Trump “nodded with approval” at the suggestion of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a court filing.
White House Counsel McGahn Leaving; Key Man in Legal Storms

White House Counsel McGahn Leaving; Key Man in Legal Storms

Don McGahn has been a key figure in the administration’s handling of the Russia investigation.
US and Mexico Tentatively Set to Replace NAFTA with New Dealvideo

US and Mexico Tentatively Set to Replace NAFTA with New Deal

Snubbing Canada, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal Monday with Mexico to replace NAFTA.
Under Pressure, Trump Tersely Recognizes McCain, Lowers Flag

Under Pressure, Trump Tersely Recognizes McCain, Lowers Flag

While much of the nation remembered McCain, Trump had only nursed his grievances.
Trump vs. Sessions: The Feud Intensifies

Trump vs. Sessions: The Feud Intensifies

Trump’s anger with Sessions boiled over in an interview with Fox News and it is escalating as Sessions fired back.
A President Who Demands Loyalty Finds it Fleeting in DC

A President Who Demands Loyalty Finds it Fleeting in DC

President Donald Trump is learning the hard way that in politics, it doesn’t always last.
Back-to-Back Legal Blows in Trump Circle Jolt Presidency

Back-to-Back Legal Blows in Trump Circle Jolt Presidency

Trump's most perilous moment of his presidency: two onetime members of his inner circle simultaneously labeled “guilty” of criminal charges.
Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of 8 Chargesvideo

Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of 8 Charges

Paul Manafort, who led Donald Trump’s winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes.
Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty in Hush-money Scheme

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty in Hush-money Scheme

Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts in all, including tax evasion and making a false statement to a financial institution.
Conserving Oil is No Longer an Economic Imperative for the US

Conserving Oil is No Longer an Economic Imperative for the US

Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement.
Trump Sends Angry Tweets, Rages Against NYT's Story on Don McGahn

Trump Sends Angry Tweets, Rages Against NYT’s Story on Don McGahn

Trump says his White House counsel not a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s. The New York Times stands by report.
How Trump’s Big Military Parade Turned into a Big Nothing

How Trump’s Big Military Parade Turned into a Big Nothing

Will it be cheaper next year, as Trump contends? Here's why the idea turned into a big nothing.
Former US Security Leaders Blast Trump for Yanking Clearance

Former US Security Leaders Blast Trump for Yanking Clearance

Former US security leaders blasted Trump for yanking clearance to top former spy chief with scathing rebukes.
Trump Revokes Security Clearance to Brennan, a Vocal Critic of the President

Trump Revokes Security Clearance to Brennan, a Vocal Critic of the President

Trump revokes security clearance to Brennan, a vocal critic of the president. Brennan has been deeply critical of Trump’s conduct.
Secret Tapes in Trump Orbit Not New

Lordy, They Have Tapes: Secret Tapes in Trump Orbit Not New

Lordy, there are tapes. And tapes and tapes and more tapes.
Trump, Omarosa Trade Insults, Charges

Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa Trade Insults, Charges

The clash involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults.
Why Won't President Donald Trump Condemn White Nationalism?

Why Hasn’t President Donald Trump Condemned White Nationalism?

Trump has faced such a moment before, as a candidate and now as president.
Trump Renews Attacks on ‘Fake, Fake Disgusting News’video

Trump Renews Attacks on ‘Fake, Fake Disgusting News’

President Trump denounced the press for underselling his accomplishments and doubting his political rise.
Trump Criticized for not Leading Effort to Secure Elections

Trump Criticized for not Leading Effort to Secure Elections

Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country.
Clash of GOP Titans as Trump vs Kochs Feud Escalates

Clash of GOP Titans as Trump vs Kochs Feud Escalates

President Donald Trump trashed the conservative billionaire Koch brothers as a “total joke in real Republican circles.”
Trump Says He Would ‘Certainly Meet’ with Iran’s Rouhani

Trump Says He Would ‘Certainly Meet’ with Iran’s Rouhani

President Trump said he would meet with the Iranians “anytime they want to.”
Times Publisher, Trump Meet to Discuss Anti-media Rhetoric

Times Publisher, Trump Meet to Discuss Anti-media Rhetoric

The meeting with A.G. Sulzberger occurred July 20, the White House and Times said.
3 Women Paid ‘Hush Money’ for Trump Relationships

Avenatti: 3 Women Paid ‘Hush Money’ for Trump Relationships

Avenatti disclosed the information at a community forum in West Hollywood, California.
Trump and Putin Postpone U.S. Summit until 2019

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

The White House announced that President Donald Trump’s proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin had been delayed until 2019.
Trump Lawyer Forced to Reveal Secret Client: Sean Hannity

Secret Tape of Trump Discussing Paying for Playboy Model’s Story

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model’s...
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